Market Showcase: Studio 100 Media GmbH

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Company name: Studio 100 Media GmbH

MIPCOM Stand Number: R7.C1 Hall: Riviera 7

Names and titles of executives attending MIPCOM 2016:

Hans Bourlon
Managing Director

Patrick Elmendorff
CEO

Martin Krieger
Head of Global Distribution

Tanja Aichberger Schätzle
Senior Sales Executive

Dorian Bühr
Sales Executive

Anke Manthey
Junior Sales Executive

Katharina Muck
Head of Marketing

Carla Herzog
PR Manager

Patrick Elmendorff

Patrick Elmendorff – CEO, Studio 100 Media GmbH

Company statement: Studio 100 Media is an international production and distribution company within the children’s and family entertainment sector. Based in Munich, Germany, the company is a 100 percent subsidiary of Belgian firm Studio 100. The Company develops and acquires new content, engages in co-production and co-financing activities and is also responsible for the international distribution of its own and third party rights. Studio 100 Media’s business model is the perfect vertical and horizontal integration of its IP’s. In marketing its license rights the Company pursues a global strategy within sectors ranging from Content Distribution, Licensing and Home Entertainment through to Theatrical Movies, Stage Shows and Theme Parks.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

MAYA THE BEE

MAYA THE BEE

1. Title: MAYA THE BEE
Production Partners: Studio 100 Animation SAS
Created By: Developed for television by Jan Van Rijsselberge, Delphine Maury and Christophe Erbès
Duration: Season I: 78 x 12 minutes (available); Season II: 52 x 12 minutes (available Q2 2017)
Target Audience: 4 – 7 year olds
Genre: CGI Animation
Synopsis: Based on the well-known books written by Waldemar Bonsels, Maya is the story of a little bee who is unlike any of the others. The other little bees happily do whatever their teacher Miss Cassandra asks of them. But not Maya! She has left the Thousand Flower Hive to live in the meadow. Her adventures sometimes lead her into trouble, but luckily she has Skip, a kind and friendly grasshopper and Willy, her best friend to help her out.

New: Season II: The brand-new season features 52 new adventures with Maya and her very best friends, including the ants patrol peacekeepers with their star duo, silly Billy Joe & dumb Jimmy Joe. A new guest, Theo, a young bee with a prosthetic wing, is also joining Maya’s adventures. Living outside the hive, Maya is the bridge between the well-organized world of the hive and the free-spirited bugs of the meadow. The very heart of all of Maya’s adventures is experiencing life’s emotions, discovering nature and being friends.

NILS HOLGERSSON

NILS HOLGERSSON

2. Title: NILS HOLGERSSON
Production Partners: Studio 100 Animation SAS
Created By: Pierre-Alain Chartier, Jan Van Rijsselberge, Cyril Tysz (based on the novel by Selma Lagerlöf)
Duration: 52 x 13 minutes (26 episodes Dec 2016 & 26 episodes April 2017)
Target Audience: 6 to 11 year olds
Genre: CGI Animation
Synopsis: Reckless and daring Nils is quite a rebel against authority. One day the mischievous elf Athanor transforms Nils into a miniature human. Nils discovers that he can talk to animals and he makes a new friend, Martin the gander. With his faithful friend Martin, Nils embarks on the most extraordinary journey among the wild geese.

Among Akka, the experienced yet somewhat eccentric old leader of the geese, Gorgo the Eagle who believes he is a goose, the charming Soft Feather and her two rival sisters, the maverick boy learns to come to terms with the rules of a community. He finds himself a family. But what were Athanor’s true intentions when he initially transformed Nils? To give the young and inexperienced elf Lina an ally to block the dangerous Dark Elf’s schemes of conquest and to help protect her world and nature itself.

ARTHUR AND THE MINIMOYS – THE SERIES

ARTHUR AND THE MINIMOYS – THE SERIES

3. Title: ARTHUR AND THE MINIMOYS – THE SERIES
Production Partners: Europacorp Television, Studio 100, Lagardere Group, Disney Channel Germany
Created By: Based on the books by Luc Besson
Duration: 26 x 26 minutes (20 episodes Dec 2017 & 6 episodes Feb 2018)
Target Audience: 5 to 9 year olds
Genre: CGI Animation
Synopsis: Arthur is a bright, ingenious 10-year-old who spends each vacation at his beloved grandmother’s house. And what a vacation! His grandmother’s garden is home to a world that is invisible to the human eye… The world of the Minimoys!

Arthur has discovered the path that enables him to become a Minimoy himself and explore their world. In fact, he becomes the Minimoy who saves these tiny beings from all kinds of dangers: the greatest threat is the invasion by the armies of Maltazard, the Minimoys’ sworn enemy, who rules over the Seides. Arthur the dreamer becomes a hero, leading the population to their liberation with his friends Selenia and Betameche. But with this trio, victory is anything but guaranteed.

Since Arthur’s last visit to the Land of the Minimoys, six of the seven kingdoms have been invaded and occupied by the Seides, the troops of the wicked tyrant Maltazard. They are now known as the Forbidden Lands. The next step for Maltazard is to overrun the Minimoy kingdom and become the absolute master of the seven kingdoms. The King of the Minimoys and his children are organizing their resistance.

And ingenious Arthur has arrived to lend them a hand. This is where the series begins and also a whole new set of challenges for Arthur!

THE WILD ADVENTURES OF BLINKY BILL

THE WILD ADVENTURES OF BLINKY BILL

4. Title: THE WILD ADVENTURES OF BLINKY BILL
Production Partners: Flying Bark Productions in association with Telegael Teoranta (Ireland) and Giant Wheel (India)
Created By: Andy Collins, Steve Cooper, Laurent Auclair, Piero Sgro (Based on the original 1930′s book series written by Dorothy Wall)
Duration: 52 x 11 minutes (26 episodes Dec 2016 & 26 episodes June 2017)
Target Audience: 5 to 7 year olds
Genre: CGI Animation
Synopsis: 11-year-old Blinky Bill is stepping up as the ‘Guardian of Greenpatch!’ Armed with cheeky overconfidence and a knack for mischief, Blinky is accompanied by his thrill seeking, highly strung but loyal sidekick, JACKO. Together they take on all challenges and threats to protect the home front and help the citizens of their outback town. Exaggerated in his wild imagination, Blinky can take even the simplest of challenges and turn it into an epic adventure. Whether a mysterious footprint sends him on an animal-seeking safari, or a swooping magpie becomes a medieval dragon from whom only ‘Sir Blinky the Brave’ can protect the good people of Greenpatch, it doesn’t take much for something to spark Blinky’s runaway brain into a full blown fantasy. Together with his friends, Blinky is always in for a wild ride and an outback adventure as the Guardian of Greenpatch!

K3

K3

5. Title: K3
Production Partners: Studio 100 Animation SAS
Created By: Eric Cazes, Alan Gilbey, Jan Van Rijsselberge
Duration: 52 x 13 minutes
Target Audience: 4 to 10 year olds
Genre: 2 D Animation
Synopsis: Friends forever, wherever, whatever. Kim, Kylie and Kate are three ordinary girls in an extraordinary world. Teenage pop singers on an amazing global tour full of unexpected diversions, which lead to fun packed stories. Sweet and cheeky, bright and breezy, K3 never know what’s around the next bend in their road and just can’t say no to any adventure. Will they save the orphanage from the property developers, expose the real jewel thieves AND get to their concert on time? Of course! With its bright colours, bouncy tunes and irreverent tone, K3 is a magical musical tour.

TASHI

TASHI

6. Title: TASHI
Production Partners: Flying Bark Productions in association with Discreet Art Productions India and Telegael Teoranta
Created By: Marc Wasik, Noel Cleary Marc, Fin Edquist, Marc Bouyer, Max Loubaresse (Based on the books by Anna & Barbara Fienberg)
Duration: 52 x 11 minutes
Target Audience: 6 to 11 year olds
Genre: CGI Animation
Synopsis: When Jack’s parents bundle him off to stay with his distant cousin Tashi, the two boys get swept up in a series of wild adventures exploring a fantastic land far, far away and protecting Tashi’s village from a host of creatures and villains. In a strange new world, where nothing seems familiar and your logic doesn’t work, how do you survive and thrive? Luckily for city slicker Jack, his new best friend Tashi is the perfect guide through this exotic, upside down, crazy world. And the boys can always depend on warm and whimsical Lotus Blossom to help them navigate any tricky situation! Giants, ghosts, witches, bandits, demons, dragons… Tashi, Jack and Lotus Blossom are ready for anything!

HEIDI

HEIDI

7. Title: HEIDI
Production Partners: Studio 100 Animation SAS and Heidi Productions Pty. Ltd, in association with TF1, ZDF and Nine Network
Created By: Jérôme Mouscadet, Jan van Rijsselberge, Christel Gonnard (based on the books written by Swiss author Johanna Spyri)
Duration: 39 x 22 minutes
Target Audience: 5 to 8 year olds
Genre: CGI Animation
Synopsis: Heidi is a happy talkative 8-year-old orphan who lives with her grandfather in the idyllic scenery of the Swiss Alps. Heidi makes friends quickly, and everyone knows they can always rely on her for help.

With her best friends Peter and Clara she experiences many exciting adventures. Heidi loves the freedom of life in the mountains but she also knows and learns how to take on responsibility. Her cheerful nature helps to show others how to handle the challenges of everyday life and still be happy. Heidi’s honesty and natural charm inspires both courage and a joy of life in everyone she meets.